What is Premarin used to treat?
Premarin (conjugated estrogens) Vaginal Cream is used after menopause to treat moderate to severe painful intercourse caused by menopausal changes in and around the vagina.
What is conjugated estrogen used for?
Conjugated estrogens are a medicine that contains a mixture of estrogen hormones. It is used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes, changes in and around the vagina, and other symptoms of menopause or low amounts of estrogen (hypoestrogenism).
How long should I use Premarin vaginal cream?
Dosing information for painful intercourse To treat moderate to severe painful intercourse, a symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy (VVA) due to menopause, 0.5 g of Premarin Vaginal Cream can be applied twice a week or in a cyclic regimen of 21 days of therapy followed by 7 days off therapy.
Can Premarin cream be used daily?
1 Treatment of Atrophic Vaginitis and Kraurosis Vulvae PREMARIN Vaginal Cream is administered intravaginally in a cyclic regimen (daily for 21 days and then off for 7 days). Generally, women should be started at the 0.5 g dosage strength.
Can Premarin make you gain weight?
Weight gain is not a common side effect of Premarin (conjugated estrogens). If you notice you have started gaining a lot of weight since you began using this medication, contact your provider. What happens when you stop taking Premarin (conjugated estrogens) for menopausal symptoms?
What happens if a female takes estrogen?
Estrogen increases your risk of blood clots, which can cause a stroke, a heart attack, and even death. Cancer. Estrogen may increase your risk of certain cancers, specifically breast cancer. Talk with a doctor about your personal health history, your family history, and your risk of breast cancer.
What is the difference between conjugated estrogen and estradiol?
Premarin (Conjugated Estrogens) Relieves hot flashes and vaginal symptoms related to menopause. Estrace (Estradiol) treats symptoms of menopause, but causes more of side effects than other medicines like it. Treats low estrogen, relieves menopause symptoms, and lowers your risk of osteoporosis.
What happens when you stop using Premarin cream?
The most likely risk is that your menopausal symptoms return. Some research also suggests a rise in blood pressure and a slight increase in risk of heart attack or stroke in the year after stopping HRT.
What are the benefits of Premarin cream?
It is used by women to help reduce vaginal symptoms of menopause (such as vaginal dryness/burning/itching). These symptoms are caused by the body making less estrogen.